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ABO Review Course, Quest Conference Center, Columbus, OH
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ABO Review Course, Quest Conference Center, Columbus, OH

4/30/2017

When: Sunday, April 30, 2017
From 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Where: Quest Conference Center
8405 Pulsar Place
Columbus, Ohio  43240
United States
Contact:
Mark A. Glasper

Phone: 800-661-5367

Registration Information
Online registration is closed.
Details
Welcome to Registration for the ABO Review Course
Learn What You Need to Know to Pass the ABO Exam!

Course Description

This 6-hour course is designed to walk each attendee through every aspect of material covered on the ABO exam.  The knowledge and understanding obtained through this course will allow for successful completion of the ABO exam by each attendee.

Register on line at www.oao.org.  If you do not wish to register on line, you may download the brochure registration form and mail or fax it in with your payment. Early Bird pricing ends April 17, 2017.

 

Networking Opportunities
The ABO Review Course will be held in conjunction with the OAO Central Ohio Regional Seminar.  Review Course attendees will have the opportunity to meet more than 100 professional opticians and major optical company exhibitors at special networking events held throughout the weekend. This is an extraordinary opportunity for you to find out more about the opticianry profession and to discover new job openings.  You won’t want to miss these networking events!

 

Schedule of Events

Saturday, April 29, 2017

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Networking Reception
(Welcome to attend – held jointly with OAO Central Ohio Regional Seminar attendees.)

 

Sunday, April 30, 2017

7:30 am – 8:00 am

Registration Open

Continental Breakfast provided

8:00 am – 12:00 pm

I.          Ophthalmic Optics

II.         Ocular Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology

III.         Ophthalmic Products

IV.        Instrumentation

V.         Dispensing Technique and Procedures

VI.        Laws, Regulations and Standards

 

Time is allotted throughout the course for questions.

 

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Networking Lunch

(Held jointly with OAO Central Ohio Regional Seminar attendees.)

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Course Continuation & Wrap Up

Richard McCoy

Richard McCoy has been a Licensed Optician in the State of Florida for over 36 years and is board certified in contact lenses.  He is Program Director for the Opticianry Program at Reynolds Community College in Richmond, Virginia.

 

Previously, he was an instructor and site coordinator for the Opticianry program of Hillsborough Community College on the campus of Florida Southwestern State College in Fort Myers, Florida.  In addition, he was the program coordinator and an instructor for the Ophthalmology Assistant program at Florida Southwestern State College.

 

A published author, McCoy’s articles have appeared in 20/20 magazine, Vision Care Product News and Optical Laboratory Supplement.  Richard McCoy is formerly a chapter president and a state director for the Professional Opticians of Florida.  In addition, he conducts ABO review classes in a number of states on behalf of the National Federation of Opticianry schools. An accomplished speaker, Richard lectures across the United States on a variety of optical subjects and conducts numerous popular handson training classes.


Event Location:

 

Quest Conference Center

8405 Pulsar Drive

Columbus, OH 43240

614-540-5540

Directions

From the North:
Follow I-71 S to Exit 121 (Gemini Pl). Take exit 121 and turn left (east) on Gemini Pl to Orion Pl. Turn right and continue to Pulsar Place. Turn right and Quest Conference Center will be on left just over pond.

From the South:
Follow I-71 N to OH-750 E (Polaris Pkwy). Take exit 121 and turn right (east) on Polaris Pkwy. Continue to Pulsar Place. Turn right and continue on Pulsar Place. Quest Conference Center will be straight ahead just over pond.

From the East:
Follow I-270 W to I-71 N (Exit 26). Take exit 26 and continue on I-71 N to OH-750 E (Polaris Pkwy). Take exit 121 and turn right (east) on Polaris Pkwy. Continue to Pulsar Place. Turn right and continue on Pulsar Place. Quest Conference Center will be straight ahead just over pond.

From the West:
Follow I-270 E to I-71 N (Exit 26). Take exit 26 and continue on I-71 N to OH-750 E (Polaris Pkwy). Take exit 121 and turn right (east) on Polaris Pkwy. Continue to Pulsar Place. Turn right and continue on Pulsar Place. Quest Conference Center will be straight ahead just over pond.


Hotel Location:

Hampton Inn & Suites Columbus Polaris
8411 Pulsar Place

Columbus, Ohio 43240
614-885-8400

 

The OAO has secured a limited number of rooms for only $132.00 plus tax (King or 2 Double Queen Beds) at the Hampton Inn & Suites Columbus Polaris, 8411 Pulsar Place, Columbus, OH for attendees wanting overnight accommodations for April 29, 2017.  Please contact the hotel directly at 614-885-8400 by April 7, 2017 and refer to the Opticians Association of Ohio room block.


 
 
 

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